Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Penta-Ocean Wins $697m Contract

Japanese construction firm Penta-Ocean Construction has been awarded a S$932.8m ($697m) civil contract for the construction of the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link.

The contract involves the construction of the RTS Link Woodlands North station, tunnels and the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) building in Singapore.

The Johor Bahru–Singapore RTS is a rail shuttle service between the Singapore terminus at Woodlands North station and the Malaysia terminus at Bukit Chagar station in Johor Bahru.

The construction work on the project is expected to start in the first quarter of next year and the passenger services expected to begin in the end of 2026.

At present, it is building the Bright Hill and Orchard stations on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) and has previously worked on the TEL Woodlands North station as well as the Downtown Line’s Bendemeer station. 

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